AWF Shelter sponsors dog/cat art contest

     Animal Welfare Friends Shelter in Monticello is hosting an art contest.

     AWF invites those ages 18 and under to submit their drawings or paintings that show the happiness that dogs and/or cats bring to people. The winner’s art will be featured as the 2021 AWF art print and displayed at the shelter, on AWF’s website (, and AWF’s 2021 stationary. The winner will also receive $25 and an Animal Welfare Friends t-shirt.

     Artwork should be done on 8½-by-11 paper (standard letter/printer paper size).

     Entries must be submitted by Wednesday, Sept. 30, and can be scanned and e-mailed with the entry form to, or dropped off with the entry form at the shelter (22407 Business Highway 151, Monticello). Do not mail entries, as AWF does not want there to be folds in the artwork.

     Only one entry per individual.

     Entries will be judged on originality and execution of the dog or cat theme, by an independent judge.

     Relatives of AWF employees and board members are not eligible to participate.

     You can download the entry form by visiting and clicking on “AWF Art Contest.”


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